How Long Does It Take To Replace Shingle Roof?

How Long Does It Take to Replace a Shingle Roof

If you’re thinking about having a new roof installed on your house, then you’ve probably got a lot of questions. Chief among them, perhaps, is how long will it take to replace the roof? While other roofing materials like slate, concrete tile, and wooden shingles can take more than a week to install, an asphalt shingle roof can usually be replaced in just one to two days.

Of course, there are going to be variables, such as the overall size of your house. The one-to-two day estimate is based on the size of the average residential roof in the U.S.—which is about 1,700 sq. ft.—but if you live in a home that’s much larger, you might want to allow an extra day or two for the roofing crew to finish the job.

And speaking of the crew, how many roofing technicians will be working on your new roof? Typically, roofing crews consist of about five individuals, but of course, having more technicians on the job will likely make for a quicker turnaround, and vice versa. The level of experience the crew has can also affect the duration of the project.

Then there’s the question of whether you’re just having the shingles replaced or if you’re having new underlayment installed as well. To do a proper asphalt shingle roof replacement, your contractor should install new underlayment and new flashing in addition to putting on new shingles. But not all contractors are created equal, so when you’re shopping around for a roofing company to work with, be sure to ask them which components they will be installing for your roof replacement.

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Dreamstyle Roofing is a local roofing company committed to providing top-tier products and services to every customer. As a GAF certified roofing contractor, we specialize in installing asphalt shingle roofs and other roofing components. Our factory-trained technicians exhibit the highest level of craftsmanship when installing new roofs and will attend to every detail to ensure that your roof is properly installed and that the project is finished in a timely manner. What’s more, we’ll also back your new roof with an industry-leading warranty to ensure peace of mind in your investment.

To learn more about the roof replacement services we offer, or to schedule a free consultation, contact Dreamstyle Roofing today.

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